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An Urban Adventure to the National Christmas Tree

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Hello and happy Friday! We’re rapidly closing in on Christmas week – can you guys believe it? Matt and I got the last of our gift shopping done last night in preparation. I just need to finish up his gifts and then we should be all set! Earlier this week, on Wednesday night, we had a fun urban adventure: another special holiday edition of Roam Continue Reading …

Running the Zoo Lights!

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I had such a fun adventure last night: I joined Roam Fitness for a special edition version of their awesome OutRun program (which is like your run club + boot camp combined – full review here), featuring the DC Zoo Lights! I hadn’t been out to see the Zoo Lights in years, so it was really fun to experience it again! Zoo Lights takes place at Continue Reading …

The November Project DC & Our New Addition

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Have you guys heard of the November Project? It’s a totally free, outdoor, grassroots-style community workout that a couple guys started up in Boston to help them stay motivated to work out during the winter. I first heard about it from my friend Tina’s blog, but I didn’t realize they had started a DC chapter until recently, when they Continue Reading …

5 Things I’m Loving Lately

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Hello and happy Friday! I’m so glad you guys found my post from yesterday all about trans-fat (what it is, how and why to avoid it) helpful! I loved all your ideas for other nutrition hot topics related posts – I’ll aim to start sharing a nutrition tips post about once per month from now on. Stay tuned! In other news – I thought it would Continue Reading …

Inspiration To Live By from Tony Horton

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Last night, I had the pleasure of hanging out with Tony Horton, the creator of the popular home fitness program P90X. I could beat him in a fight, don’t you think? ;) (thanks, Ericka, for the photo!) I first met Tony back in April when I was out in California for a Jamba Juice Fitness event, but only for a hot second, so actually getting to Continue Reading …

OutRun with Roam Fitness

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A couple months ago, I got an email from the nice people at Roam Fitness, inviting me to check out their OutRun program in DC. What’s OutRun? According to their website, it’s “a bad-a$$, challenging run mixed with cross-training workouts at compelling and historical sites offering amazing views and hidden treasures. OutRun embraces the idea Continue Reading …

How to Stay Motivated To Work Out

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Good morning! How’s everyone doing today? I’ve got a busy one ahead of me – lots of meetings. But I already knocked out my workout this morning, bright and early! I love getting in early runs and being done the rest of the day. The sunrise wasn’t quite as epic as it was last week when I did this route for my 14 mile training run, Continue Reading …

Philly Adventures & A Quick Workout Idea

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Hello my friends! I’m so glad you enjoyed reading about my Maine adventures with Cabot. It was such a wonderful trip – but it’s really nice to be home, too! On Sunday, instead of flying back to DC, I flew into Philadelphia to spend the day with my college BFFs Turner (whose real name is Laura… that’s just her nickname) and Kris. Kris is Continue Reading …